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Past event: More Electric Aircraft USA Conference 2019

More Electric Aircraft USA will bring together relevant stakeholders to ensure maximum knowledge transfer and professional exchange. During a full three-days-program with lectures and interactive workshops you will meet international experts from OEMs, suppliers, and academia to discuss, hear and learn about their experiences and challenges in the fields of More Electric Aircraft.

Join us to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to technological developments as well as future concepts associated to more electrical aircraft!
  • Learn from case studies on current electric and hybrid prototypes and identify real cost saving possibilities for aircraft electrification
  • Explore the latest advancements on battery and energy storage systems to ensure efficiency and durability
  • Discover new hybrid and electric propulsion systems to reduce fuel consumption and increase performance
  • Discuss the latest updates on research programmes for aircraft electrification and review the latest solutions for cost-reduction in power electronics
  • Stay up to date with the latest safety procedures and legislations to ensure lower environmental impact

Visit us and discuss the following topics among others:

  • Optimal design of electric systems for MEA
  • Power Electronics: High temperature PE
  • Commuter Aircraft and Helicopter
  • Move to More Electric Aircraft - results and upcoming projects
  • Hybrid-electric distributed propulsion system
  • Energy storage as the key to MEA design success
  • Potentials, challenges and limits of intelligent and effective thermal management


  • Prof. Dr. Josef Kallo, Coordinator electric flight, German Aerospace Center (DLR)


  • Dr. Darcy Allison, Program Manager for OPTIMUS and EXPEDITE, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
  • Olaf Otto, Head of Sales and Business Development eAircraft, Siemens AG
  • Daniel Saban, Chief Engineer, Zunum Aero
  • Dr. Kamiar Karimi, Senior Technical Fellow and Chief Engineer, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, USA
  • Chetan Kulkarni, Lead Systems Health Management Electrical, Electronics, Battery Systems, NASA
  • Ajay Misra, Deputy Director, Reserach and Engineering, NASA
  • Igor Perkon, R&D Program Manager, Pipistrel
  • George Bye, CEO, Bye Aerospace
  • Susan Ying, SVP Ampaire, Ampaire
  • Dr. Gokcin Cinar, Research Engineer II, Georgia Tech - Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory
  • Scott Drennan, Vice President of Innovation, Bell Flight
  • John Trela, Senior Engineer, The Boeing Company
  • Glen Brown, Manager, Product Development at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing
  • Imon Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University
  • Chris Windiate, Technical service and development engineer, DOW
Conference Day One  - Tuesday 17 September 2019

Conference Day Two - Wednesday 18 September 2019

Focus Day - Thursday 19 September 2019

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Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown
1113 6th Avenue, 98101
Seattle, Washington, USA


Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown
1113 6th Avenue
Seattle Washington 98101
United States
Phone: 1-206-4641980

A limited number of rooms at a reduced rate including breakfast are available at the conference hotel until 4 weeks prior to conference begin. Please always quote the booking code IQPC. Accommodation can be booked by calling the reservation number, fax or email

Hotel accommodation and travel costs are not included in the registration fee.

Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the Hotel's website link provided.
Event details
Organizer : IQDE
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20422